31/12/2014 11:31 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Richard Branson Congratulates Daughter Holly On Birth Of Twins


Sir Richard Branson is a granddad for the first time. He tweeted about the 'magical day' that his daughter Holly Branson and husband Freddie Andrewes welcomed twins, a boy called Artie and daughter named Etta.

Holly gave birth to the twins on December 20, the wedding anniversary she shares with her dad and mum Joan.

"Freddie and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our beautiful twins. One boy, one girl and they are absolutely perfect (but who wouldn't say that about their kids!)," Holly, 32, said.

While proud grandfather Sir Richard wrote: "Obviously, as you can see from the photos, they are the most beautiful babes ever to be born in the whole wide world."

Holly married investment manager Freddie in 2011 and they announced they were expecting twins in August.

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